Clark ride to usher in PRURide Philippines 2020
(The Philippine Star) - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am

CLARK, Philippines — Pru Life UK is set to launch another edition of PRURide PH, with the next event expected to welcome more than 2,500 participants in the country’s biggest cycling festival.

Eighteen local and international professional teams race in 10 categories, with Pru Life UK bringing the event in Clark, Pampanga on March 11-15.

Events on tap are the Virtual PRURide, and PRURide Criterium which feature different races, including fixed gear, road bike and mountain bike races.

Non-competitive rides such as the Gran Fondo is for families, beginners and hobbyists while the Striders Cup is for children aged two to six who will race using non-pedal bikes. The event next year will also include the Fun Cycle, a new cycling activity meant for Pru Life UK agents and employees.

Another highlight of the event will be the PRURide UCI 2.2 Stage Races, a three-day race accredited by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world’s governing body for cycling which will allow cyclists to chalk up points to advance to bigger international competitions. This is PRURide’s second year to be included in the UCI world calendar.

“We are excited to launch PRURide PH 2020 after the success of our first three editions. Since becoming UCI 2.2-accredited in 2019, PRURide PH is expected to grow bigger and become more exciting,” said Allan Tumbaga, senior vice president and chief customer marketing officer.

“It is now a five-day marquee event featuring recurring cycling activities made more thrilling with the addition of new routes in Clark and Tarlac. With these, we aim to offer the best PRURide PH yet to our recreational and professional cyclists from the Philippines and Asia,” he added.

The festival will also usher the return of PRURide PH’s celebrity ambassadors Gretchen Ho, Kim Atienza and Zoren Legaspi.

To register and know more about PRURide PH 2020, visit Early-bird discounts and limited-edition freebies are also offered to participants who will register on or before Dec. 31.

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